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Korean Influence Shrinks With N Korean Threat

Korean Influence Shrinks With N Korean Threat

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 7:15 AM

North Korea’s efforts to develop nuclear weapons have frustrated hopes bySouth Koreato reduce tensions with the North through talks. The nuclear activities have also [...]
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Trump talks to China’s Xi about N Korea

Trump talks to China’s Xi about N Korea

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 7:14 AM

President Trump spoke Wednesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping on how to constrainNorth Koreafollowing its latest and most powerful nuclear test, in the president’s [...]
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Korea party leader quits over new graft scandal

Korea party leader quits over new graft scandal

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 7:13 AM

A South Korean opposition party which split from president Park Geun-Hye’s grouping as she was engulfed in a corruption scandal last year saw its own leader step down [...]
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Korea deploys anti-missile system as US seeks tough N Korea sanctions

Korea deploys anti-missile system as US seeks tough N Korea sanctions

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:12 AM

South Korean protesters clashed with thousands of police over the deployment of a defence system aimed at countering North Korean missile attacks, whileChinaand theUnited [...]
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China brushes off Vietnam protests over South China Sea drills

China brushes off Vietnam protests over South China Sea drills

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:10 AM

Chinaon Wednesday dismissed Vietnamese condemnation of its military live-fire exercises in the disputedSouth China Sea, saying it was acting within its sovereign rights. [...]
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Missing Chinese Generals Give Xi More Room to Pick Army Leaders

Missing Chinese Generals Give Xi More Room to Pick Army Leaders

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:09 AM

Two generals who sit on China’s top military body have been excluded from a twice-a-decade leadership reshuffle next month, setting the stage for President Xi Jinping to [...]
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No ‘fire and fury’ as Trump team talks North Korea with Congress

No ‘fire and fury’ as Trump team talks North Korea with Congress

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:06 AM

President Donald Trump’s top national security advisers stressed efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the North Korea crisis to Congress on Wednesday, staying far from [...]
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Philippine troops back Muslim rebels fighting pro-IS group

Philippine troops back Muslim rebels fighting pro-IS group

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military said it has teamed up with old foes behind a long-running Muslim insurgency as it looks to eject a breakaway gang of radical militants pledging [...]
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As NKorea aims nukes on US, SKorea and Japan feeling heat

As NKorea aims nukes on US, SKorea and Japan feeling heat

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As worrying as North Korea’s nuclear advance is for America, the increasingly realistic threat of an atomic warhead striking a US city might be even more unnerving for [...]
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Sanctions doubts grow as N Korea warns of ‘gift packages’ for U.S

Sanctions doubts grow as N Korea warns of ‘gift packages’ for U.S

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send “more gift packages” to the United States as world powers struggled for a response [...]
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Moon Seeks Putin’s Help, Warns of ‘Uncontrollable’ N Korea

Moon Seeks Putin’s Help, Warns of ‘Uncontrollable’ N Korea

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sought to find common ground with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to prevent the situation on the Korean peninsula from spinning out of [...]
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N. Korea nuclear test ’caused landslides’

N. Korea nuclear test ’caused landslides’

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s weekend nuclear test triggered landslides in the detonation area and beyond, satellite pictures showed Wednesday, but left no crater visible from a [...]
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Japan PM says N Korea has ‘no bright future’ if it continues current path

Japan PM says N Korea has ‘no bright future’ if it continues current path

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he wants North Korea to understand it has “no bright future” if it continues on its current path and [...]
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As World Watches Kim, China Quietly Builds South China Sea Clout

As World Watches Kim, China Quietly Builds South China Sea Clout

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As Kim Jong Un’s antics in North Korea capture global attention, China is quietly moving to bolster its grip on disputed territory in the South China Sea. Last month, a [...]
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Trump, UK’s May agree that China must do more on N KoreaUK

Trump, UK’s May agree that China must do more on N KoreaUK

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and British prime minister Theresa May agreed during a telephone call on Tuesday that China must do more to persuade North Korea to cease its [...]
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